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Experience Camp Instructor

Ripken Baseball
Aberdeen, MD
Internship: Internship
As a Baseball Instructor for Experience Camp at Ripken, you will:



  • Work 2-4 weeks at our Aberdeen, MD location, instructing kids ages 9-16 the fundamentals of baseball, the Ripken Way

  • Absorb training quickly and demonstrate the initiative, desire, and drive to help uphold the values established by the Ripken name and brand

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the operations processes that take place to facilitate camps

  • Work with Ripken staff to achieve objectives effectively and efficiently while providing a once-in-a-lifetime experience for participants

  • Create and facilitate a fun, dynamic atmosphere for kids, developing camaraderie and acting as a positive role model

  • Divide the sport-specific areas (hitting, pitching, and fielding), grouping tasks, and coordinating resources

  • Serve as an overnight counselor for campers who are staying with us for the week

  • Aid in setting up and breaking down baseball equipment at the start or end of each day as needed

  • Assist in setting up and breaking down the check-in station, along with any promotional items

  • Convey and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times while providing extraordinary customer service


We require:



  • Prior work experience in customer service environment

  • Prior Baseball experience with strong understanding of fundamentals

  • Passion for sports; interest in coaching

  • An outgoing, friendly personality, excellent communication skills, strong initiative, and high level of energy

  • Strong detail-orientation, with ability to problem-solve

  • Some experience in working with kids, exhibiting the ability to be patient and understanding

  • Good time-management skills

  • Ability and willingness to physically perform all job responsibilities


Preferred:



  • Prior coaching experience

  • Prior high school/college baseball experience

  • Childcare, safety, and/or CPR training


What’s in it for you:



  • Learning 'The Ripken Way' how to operate one of the best baseball camps/clinics in the nation, from those who have created and implemented the standards and practices

  • Working for one of the most respected names in the game of baseball

  • Gaining knowledge of and training in management, coaching, and working independently when assisting with camp operations


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